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Crime rate in Buttaba, NSW, Australia, 2283

Suburb in Lake Macquarie

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    1,204

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    1.93 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    20

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    16.61

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    5

    Total number of violent crimes in the suburb (homicide, assault, sexual assault, robbery, etc...)

  • Property Crimes

    6

    Total number of property crimes in the suburb (arson, burglary, theft, car theft, etc...)

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    4.15

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    4.98

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    65.07%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    40.68%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Buttaba there were 4 cases of Assault and related offences.

    4

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Buttaba there were 4 cases of Deception.

    4

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Buttaba there were 3 cases of Property damage.

    3

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Buttaba there were 3 cases of Theft.

    3

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Buttaba there were 3 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    3

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Buttaba there were 2 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    2

  • Sexual offences

    In 2022 in Buttaba there were 1 cases of Sexual offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Buttaba

    1 in 241

    In 2022 in Buttaba your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 241

  • NSW

    1 in 97

    In 2022 in NSW your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 97

  • Australia

    1 in 105

    In 2022 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 105

Chances of becoming a victim of a Property crime

  • Buttaba

    1 in 201

    In 2022 in Buttaba your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 201

  • NSW

    1 in 44

    In 2022 in NSW your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 44

  • Australia

    1 in 31

    In 2022 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 31


Frequently Asked Questions

How does Buttaba rank in crime?

Buttaba suburb is ranked 10/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Buttaba a safe suburb?

Buttaba suburb could be considered safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Buttaba?

The top crime types in Buttaba are Assault and related offences, Deception, Property damage.

What is the most reported crime in Buttaba?

4 Assault and related offences cases were reported in Buttaba in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Buttaba?

Crime in Buttaba has decreased by 28.57% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Buttaba in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Buttaba in 2022.

The data is based on annual 2022 data from state police departments and population data from the 2021 ABS Census. Rank is calculated for crimes weighted by severity and proportionate to population.

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